Colon, Fort San-Lorenzo - from one ocean to another by train

Choose either the morning or evening tour to cover the 80 km that separates the Atlantic Ocean from the Pacific Ocean first of the legendary train dating from 1855.

This route is made all along the Panama Canal by the country's only rail line, the Panama Railway Company.

You will discover the old colonial military fort of San-Lorenzo at the mouth of the Chagres river and the city of Colon at the entrance to the Panama Canal, north side.

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6 hours 30 minutes


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Train ticket, with the Panama Railway Canal Company
    • Entrance fees to Fort San-Lorenzo
    • Soda/Pop - Drinks inside the vehicle are included at will
    • Entry/Admission - Fort San Lorenzo
    • Entry/Admission - Panama Canal Railway
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Fort San Lorenzo, Colon Panama

    A former colonial military fort, San-Lorenzo is located on a promontory at the mouth of the Chagres River on the Caribbean coast of Panama.

    In 1671, the fleet of the privateer Henry Morgan attacked it on the way to plunder Panama City.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Colon, Colon, Colon Province

    Since the Spanish first landed in the Isthmus of Panama in 1501, Panama has been a natural transit route for goods and people trying to cross from coast to coast.

    First called Aspinwall, in 1890 it became the city known today - Colon.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Panama Canal Railway, Colon Panama

    At a cost of $ 6,564,552.95, after 5 years of construction, on Sunday January 28, 1855, a train crossed the Atlantic Ocean for the first time via the Isthmus of Panama to reach the Pacific Ocean.

    This route is done all along the Panama Canal by the country's only railway.

    Choose the tour in the morning or in the evening, to travel the 80 km that separate the Atlantic Ocean (Caribbean Sea (Colon)) and the Pacific Ocean (Panama), approaching the mythical train of the Panama Railway Company.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Pucci Food Park, Calle 50 y, Calle 46 Este, Panamá, Panama
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please let us know your pick-up location (either at your hotel or nearby) when confirming your reservation.(WhatsApp or cell): +507 6637-3595Email: info@visitpanamatour.comThank you for choosing Visit Panama Tour.Airports
    • Panama-Tocumen International Airport, Avenida Domingo Díaz, Panamá, Panama
    • Amador
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Visit Panama Tour

Activity ID: V-159899P4

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